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. >> reporter: as accused marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev is in the hospital prosecutors deciding how to handle him. >> he should be an enemy combatant and we should be allowed to question him for intelligence gathering purposes. >> president obama has agreed to delaying miranda rights under public safety measure but rebuffing republicans calling nor for a change in the prosecutorial playbook. he became a u.s. september last year on september 11th. he has the constitutional right to be tried in a civilian court. >> literally hundreds of terrorists, those accused of terrorism have been successfully prosecuted and imprisoned in the united states using the same process that's being used in boston. >> reporter: at the same time lawmakers want to know a lot more about the suspect's dead brother tamerlan tsarnaev traveled to russia for six months after he was brought to the attention of the fbi as a possible islamic extremist. >> we want to know why after he was interviewed and after foreign intelligence service raises a flag on the individual, why he was allowed to travel abroad and yet th
morning shows dzhokhar tsarnaev on the ground after his capture last night with atf and fbi agents standing over him. the fbi has a simple message this morning on its wanted poster for this 19 year old. it simply now says captured. >> and the boston police were celebrating on twitter understandably writing captured in all caps. the hunt is over. the search is done. the terror is over. and justice has won. suspect is in custody. >> some of the unforgettable scenes last night. an ambulance rolling away from the scene of the capture last night in the back a patient we believe to be this young man who was the subject of this massive manhunt that had nearly a million people in and around the boston area on lockdown. let's go back to lester. >> all right, matt. here's where things stand right now. the lone remaining bombing suspect, 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev is hospitalized in boston this morning. he's believed to be in serious condition recovering from gunshot wounds suffer during the shootout on friday morning with police that left his brother dead. this all came to a head of cours
, federal interrogators had hope todler be talking to dzhokhar tsarnaev, asking him what happened and why. >> there has been so much conversation yet, but tonight law enforcement officials say they are getting some responses. nbc's pete williams has more on that, and more on how the intense manhunt came to an end on friday. >> reporter: though he lies under guard in a boston hospital in serious condition with gunshot wounds, including one to throat, federal officials say dzhokhar tsarnaev is beginning to respond to a few questions from a team of federal investigators. he is being questioned for brief periods, officials say, because of his condition, and he is responding mostly in writing. but he has difficulty speaking because of his throat wound, which some investigators say could be the result of a suicide attempt. newly released video from police helicopter shows how he was arrested. an armored vehicle with a robotic arm tore away a tarp covering a bet on a backyard trailer where he was hiding friday night. in this thermal image, the heat from his body clearly shows him lying in the bo
. >> dzhokhar tsarnaev charged. >> today u.s. officials say evidence suggests the two bombing suspects were motivated by religion. we don't know what the evidence is but we know investigators have confiscated phone records and e-mails. meanwhile boston continues to grieve. a moment of silence in boston. also on the senate floor and at the new york stock exchange, a pause in daily business to mark the exact moment the first bomb went off in the boston marathon one week ago today. suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev remains in the hospital unable to speak because of a bullet wound to his throat. with the judge present the 19-year-old was charged with using a weapon of mass destruction that led to the killing of four people and wounding of 180. tsarnaev is listed in serious condition but reports say he is alert and able to acknowledge in writing. tsarnaev has been in the hospital since last friday when he was found hiding and bleeding in a boat of a backyard of a watertown home. the night before police say he and his older brother engaged in gun battle with officers. tamerlan was killed. police feel con
the first bomb goes off, the fbi says, a surveillance camera catches dzhokhar and tamerlan tsarnaev walking toward the boston marathon finish line with backpacks. a second and crucial piece of video, the fbi says, comes from a surveillance camera mounted on this restaurant. at 2:42, seven minutes before the first bombing, court documents say the still unreleased video shows dzhokhar tsarnaev with a backpack walk toward the scene of the second bombing. at 2:45 he works his way into the crowd and slips his backpack off. still photos show the backpack on the ground at his feet. when the first bomb goes off, the fbi says, the video shows the crowd looking toward the finish line in alarm. but the fbi says tsarnaev virtually alone among the
, the one they are still trying to find now, dzhokhar tsarnaev was born in kyrgyzstan. his family lives in russia and we're told his father was a public official there at one time. the reason we're told for this extraordinary security in the area of watertown is, of course, because they still don't know where the other of the two brothers, the second bomber is located. they think they know where he is. they believe that's the place they have surrounded and where you just saw kerry sanders reporting but there's a further concern that these two brothers may have had af coccomplices an authorities found another bomb in boston. a device in the charles gate area. they rendered it safe but they are concerned there maybe accomplices. they can't be certain of it. but there's a concern there maybe accomplices at large. you put all of those factors together, and we're told that's the reason for the extraordinary security. there's been a report that one accomplice tried to escape on a train to connecticut. that the train was stopped. we believe now that this is not the case. savannah? >> pete will
. 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev is being treated at a boston hospital today still not well enough to be grilled by federal agents about the bombings and shootings that terrorized the city. >> serious but stable. >> reporter: authorities believe that his older brother tamerlan killed in a gun battle early friday morning while wearing explosives strapped to his chest may have instigated the plot and persuaded dzhokhar to join him in the bloody attacks. >> i am extremely lucky that i'm not at a funeral this morning for one of my officers. >> reporter: but agents are puzzled by what motivated the tsarnaevs. they were raised in the u.s., lived in the same house and seemed to fit in. they attended this cambridge mosque, but a spokeswoman says they raised no red flags. >> in their visits, they never exhibited any violent behavior, sentiments. otherwise, they would have been immediately reported to the fbi. >> reporter: but should the fbi have been watching more closely? in 2011, russian intelligence concerned about the threat of chechnyan terrorism asked the fbi to investigate tamerlan b
: the blanket of fear on this community was lifted when it was confirmed that 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev was no longer a threat. 4:30, friday morning, authorities notified much of watertown a fugitive is on the loose. >> there's an ongoing manhunt for a person wanted in connection with monday's bombing. >> reporter: a good portion of watertown was already awake because it sounded like a war zone. one suspect, 26-year-old tamerlan tsarnaev, was dead, and another, his younger brother, had escaped a police dragnet. 7:59 a.m., daylight.
story. as dzhokhar tsarnaev lies under guard in a boston hospital now upgraded to fair condition, federal officials say he's told interrogators that he and his older brother came up with the marathon bomb plot entirely on their own because they believe the u.s. wars in iraq and afghanistan were an attack on islam. officials say he claims the instructions for making a bomb came from al qaeda's online magazine "inspire" which contained a formula similar to the one the fbi says was used to make the bombs in boston. an employee at a fireworks company says records show that tamerlan tsarnaev bought two dozen large fireworks at a store in new hampshire in february. >> it's a little disturbing, a little unsettling that i had an in
way to buy a new boat for the man who first spotted 1-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev holed up in his back year. a bay area podcaster is leading the charge. bob redell talks-of- talked to him today. he's in the newsroom. the question is, why is he so passionate about this? >> reporter: marla, that's what richard bliss does for a living, helps people replace their dreams or recover property. he produces a podcast, teaching people how to harness the internet to raise money for projects and internet ideas. when he heard the boat was riddled with bullets last fry night with the boston bombing suspect hidden inside, he thought why not help fund a new boat for the guy. he set up a web page, podcast his plea. within 48 hours, within that amount of time, he raised $600. >> i was surprised, i got hate mail. i was surprised no deed goes unpunished. part of it was the misunderstanding that somehow i was taking away from the real victims, the victims with horrendous loss. instead, it was, no, this is both. if you go to my campaign and video, there's a button to donate to the victims, the boston victim
a description of a still unreleased fbi video. according to those familiar with what it shows, dzhokhar tsarnaev can be seen removing his backpack at the spot where the second bomb was placed, and acting very differently from those around him when e first bomb blew up. >> this suspect took the backpack off, put it down, did not react when the first explosion went off, and then moved away from the backpack in time for the second explosion. >> federal officials say in the hours after the fbi released photos of the bombing suspects thursday night, investigators had not yet matched any names to their pictures and, in fact, did not even have the tsarnaev brothers in any terrorist data base. only after the older brother was killed in the late night shootout in watertown were agents able to check his fingerprints and put actual names to their case. fbi agents are seeking to interview all the family members and friends of the two brothers, including the wife of the older one, tamerlan. her lawyer says he is talking to federal authorities about how to proceed. matt? >> pete williams, thank you very much.
they stopped at a convenience store. the s.w.a.t. team members who captured dzhokhar tsarnaev spoke for the first time. jeff campbell pulled him off the boat. >> we wanted to get him into custody and have the situation come to an end for us, for the families, for the city. it needed to end. >> reporter: monday night they remembered the boston graduate student, the 23-year-old from china, she was killed in boston's week of terror. in her hometown of medford krystle campbell was laid to rest. the one week anniversary of the bombing marked by a moment of silence. heads bowed across the city and the nation. yet it's the stories of kindness that keep boston going. friday's man hunt trapped mckenzie wells and her 17 month old son holden in their home. out of milk she got this special delivery from a brook line police officer. >> never imagined someone in their tactical gear carrying two gallons of milk down the street. >> the photo taken by her husband, just more evidence of how a small gesture can make a big difference. >> thank you. >> reporter: now today those who left their belongings
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